Under the auspices of the Barbara Ziegler Palliative Care Education Program, the student will learn how to treat pain and how to manage common problems in palliative medicine by joining the Pain and Palliative Care Service in the Department of Medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering, the first pain and palliative care service within a cancer hospital in the United States, now renamed as the Palliative Medicine Service. The student will follow patients daily under the supervision of Palliative Medicine Fellows and Faculty and will be expected to participate fully in daily rounds, family meetings, and conferences. They will attend the weekly Palliative Care Clinical Conference, Outpatient Management Conference, and other relevant programs at MSK and Weill Medical College. Students may also participate in the outpatient clinic. The student will receive a syllabus, reading list, and individual tutorial sessions with MSK faculty.
Prerequisites Other than Third Year Rotations
Students per Module
Maximum of one